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Carbon Accounting articles

Corporates leading charge for robust carbon price, says CDP

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CDP report shows many companies are already incorporating a carbon price into their businesses strategies

15 Sep 2014

Siemens, Unilever and Swiss Re named world's most sustainable companies

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Dow Jones Sustainability indices confirms latest rankings for more than 1,800 companies around the world

11 Sep 2014

Google debuts latest solar investment, as company's carbon intensity keeps falling

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IT giant reveals $145m equity commitment to new 82MW solar farm in California, completing its 17th renewable energy investment since 2010

11 Sep 2014

PwC: UK green economy efforts are starting to deliver, but climate crisis still looms

Major new study warns world remains on track for 4C warming this century, despite some encouraging progress from renewables industry

08 Sep 2014

Natural versus Synthetic Textiles

Martyn Jones of Alliance Trust Investments reveals how the company has attempted to work out which is the greenest fabric

04 Sep 2014

Nespresso CEO: Sustainability is a business imperative

Jean-Marc Duvoisin explains why the company has committed £330m to tackling climate change and is working with small holders in South Sudan

01 Sep 2014

Peabody Energy told to scrub ‘clean coal’ claims

Advertising Standards Authority raps coal giant over green ad campaign

20 Aug 2014

BSI unveils new flurry of environmental standards

Standards body publishes new standards for water footprints and sustainable cities, while revealing plans to expand environmental portfolio

15 Aug 2014

National Grid mulls 2030 CO2 target to drive cutting-edge clean tech investment

Infrastructure giant explores new ways to reduce methane and harmful SF6 leaks from its networks in the UK and US

11 Aug 2014

Camelot hits jackpot with carbon savings

National Lottery operator secures Carbon Trust Standard after cutting emissions by more than four per cent

11 Aug 2014

Airbnb celebrates environmental savings

New survey reveals sofa surfing guests use 78 per cent less energy than those in hotels

01 Aug 2014

How the global sofa surfing movement is helping the environment

Joe Gebbia, co-founder of Airbnb, highlights the green credentials of the company's flourishing business model

01 Aug 2014

Corporates should be forced to value 'vast' environmental impact, researchers say

New study by University of East Anglia finds too few companies are measuring full costs of their resource use

25 Jun 2014

UK data centres poised to power up emissions savings

Sector expected to sign first agreements to improve efficiency in return for carbon tax rebates later this year

17 Jun 2014

Is Scotland really on track to hit its climate change targets?

Scotland's 2020 Climate Group urges businesses to ramp up carbon-cutting efforts after figures reveal 2012 emissions rose

11 Jun 2014

Our forests are not for sale

Friends of the Earth warns that biodiversity offsetting could undermine the value of nature

09 Jun 2014

Carbon calculator helps solar firms map environmental footprint

New LCA To Go tool from Ecodesign Centre Wales aims to improve payback time for small solar arrays

09 Jun 2014

How CDP heralded a new age of carbon reporting

Paul Dickinson: "I do not believe we are a factor in the construction of this system, I believe we are the system"

04 Jun 2014

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